Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy Foundation, Inc.

Phone: 617.431.6748
Email: info@nsgpf.org
P.O. Box 356
Belmont, MA 02478




NSGP Training and Educational Offerings
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NSGP Foundation Scholarships
Each year partial scholarships are available to eligible students applying for any of the NSGP training and educational offerings.  Scholarships awarded must be used for tuition or can be used for course and workshop registration at the NSGP Annual Conference.  Applicants are invited to send a letter of need and relevance to their professional work to NSGP, PO Box 356, Belmont, MA 02478. 

The Michelle McGrath Scholarship 
The Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of several scholarships in honor of Michelle McGrath, LICSW. Michelle was a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who died peacefully on June 14, 2018 from brain cancer. She was 57 years old, a dear friend and colleague to many. She will be deeply missed. Prior to her death, Michelle had a thriving private practice in Arlington, Massachusetts. She was a beloved clinician and supervisor who had special expertise working with couples and the LGBTQ community. Michelle was an active and vibrant member of the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy for many years. She completed the NSGP Training Program and was Co-Chair of the NSGP Membership Committee, an NSGP Board member and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board. She regularly attended the NSGP annual conference and often enthusiastically volunteered to be a participant in demonstration groups, providing others with the rare opportunity to see how groups can be powerful agents for healing and connection. The opportunity to attend group therapy training at NSGP offers a truly extraordinary learning experience. These awards will be given to clinicians who demonstrate a passion for group work and the potential for leadership. They are intended to provide significant financial assistance so that group therapy training is possible. Scholarships may be used for the NSGP Annual Conference or for the NSGP Training Program. For more information regarding both of these events, click here to see NSGP website. Special consideration will be given to those clinicians who are working with the LGBTQ community. Scholarships may be used to fund all or part of the three day NSGP conference. 

To apply, please provide the information requested below, respond to the questions and then email your responses to: Oona Metz, LICSW,CGP, FAGPA at oonametzlicsw@gmail.com. Please include MCGRATH SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line of the email. Deadline -TBD

Name, Degree, Cell phone, Email, School/Graduate School 
1. How did you learn about this Scholarship? 
2. Tell us about your experience working with the LGBTQ community.  
3. Tell us something about your experience as a group leader. 
4. What areas of group leadership are you trying to develop? 
5. Please tell us something about your financial need for this scholarship.

The Debora Carmichael Scholarship
The Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship fund in honor of Debora Carmichael, PhD. Debora Carmichael died on October 18, 2019 at age 59 after a four year battle with ovarian cancer. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, colleagues and patients. Debora was born on an Air Force base in Biloxi, Mississippi. A dependent of the military, she attended seventeen schools before graduating from high school in South Dakota and ultimately earning her PhD at Boston College. Debora started and completed her PhD while raising two young sons. She trained and worked at Mclean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts before launching her private practice in Cambridge, MA and in Nashua, New Hampshire. Debora was very involved in the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy, her professional home, serving as President from 2014-2016. Debora earned the designation of Certified Group Psychotherapist and was awarded Fellowship status in the American Group Psychotherapy Association. She was proud to receive the Affiliate Society Assembly Award for outstanding contribution to NSGP. Debora passionately believed in the power of group therapy. We honor Debora’s legacy by offering these scholarships which enable comprehensive didactic and experiential group training. The opportunity to attend group therapy training at NSGP offers a truly extraordinary learning experience. These awards will be given to clinicians who demonstrate an interest in group work and the potential for leadership. Special consideration will be given to those clinicians who are parents of young children. They are intended to provide significant financial assistance so that group therapy training is possible. Scholarships may be used for the NSGP Annual Conference or for The NSGP Training Program. Several scholarships will be awarded from this fund. For more information regarding both of these events, click here to see the NSGP website. 

To apply, please provide the information requested below, respond to the questions and then email your responses to: Oona Metz, LICSW,CGP, FAGPA at oonametzlicsw@gmail.com. Please include CARMICHAEL SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line of the email. Deadline - TBD

Name, Degree, Cell phone, Email, School/Graduate School 
1. How did you learn about this Scholarship? 
2. Tell us something about your experience as a group leader. 
3. What areas of group leadership would you like to develop? 
4. Please tell us something about your financial need for this scholarship. 
5. If applicable, tell us about your experience managing work/school and parenting. 

The Walker Shields Scholarship Fund
he Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship fund in honor of Walker Shields.  The scholarship fund is for those interested in participating in an NSGP Conference Institute or an Experience Group through the NSGP Training Program. 

To apply, please provide the information requested below, respond to the questions and then email your responses to: Oona Metz, LICSW,CGP, FAGPA at oonametzlicsw@gmail.com. Please include SHIELDS SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line of the email. Deadline - TBD

Name, Degree, Cell phone, Email, School/Graduate School 
1. How did you learn about this Scholarship? 
2. Tell us something about your experience as a group leader. 
3. What areas of group leadership would you like to develop? 
4. Please tell us something about your financial need for this scholarship. 
5. If applicable, tell us about your experience managing work/school and parenting. 






"In this age of uncertainty, group psychotherapy can be enormously helpful in meeting many of the needs of those entering retirement for social reasons as well as mental health reasons."

--Samuel R. James, EdD





























 

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